[Qgis-developer] Plugin metadata in a text file
strk at keybit.net
Thu Nov 10 05:17:18 EST 2011
On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 07:01:12PM +1000, Nathan Woodrow wrote:
> I don't mind if the change log isn't stored in the ini, no big deal really.
> Was just throwing it out there.
> In the end it wouldn't be that hard for the web app to look for a CHANGELOG
> file and read that in. In the end we just have to set something up with
> easy to use and follow conventions so that it makes the plugins consistent.
> Convention over configuration.
Convention-wise, may I suggest a NEWS file ?
Unfortunately the GNU Standards document doesn't contain formatting
specifications for that file as it would be more for human
consumption. On the contrary the ChangeLog  file is more strictly
defined and is the target of known tools (git2cl, cvs2cl, svn2cl)
but isn't expected to contain informations about releases (only
What's the use pattern for current plugins ? Does the plugin builder
provide a template ?
() Free GIS & Flash consultant/developer
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